10 Best // Closet Helpers

10 Best // Closet Helpers

you want to know the main thing that'll help your closet?  getting rid of stuff.  you don't have to organize it if it doesn't exist!  but for the things you do want to get orga…
BeadQuest

BeadQuest

beadquest is an annual bead collecting mardi gras themed bar crawl.  it happens to be my favorite of the whole year.  i know it's blasphemy for a tbox regular like myself to prefer any…
Putting Yourself First

Putting Yourself First

as an only child, and as a scorpio, it's extremely easy for me to put myself first.  i don't have that innate quality that a lot of women have that tells them to put others first.  …
5 Reasons Blogging Is A Funny Thing

5 Reasons Blogging Is A Funny Thing

obviously i do a lot each day with this little space.  and i talk about it of course - i gchat with betsy , i email with helene .  we talk about blog design, post ideas, upcoming outings and…
10 Best // Ways To Avoid People

10 Best // Ways To Avoid People

cooking: homemade sweet potato crust pizza .  can i do it?  i don't know.  but i can try!  or someone can make it and bring me some?! cocktails: make a cocktail  according to your star sign …
Chicago // Girl's Night Out

Chicago // Girl's Night Out

of course after i talked about date night in chicago, i had to follow it up with my favorite activity - girl's night out. fancy fun.  i'm a dive bar girl at heart, i really am.  but…
College Versus Adult Parties

College Versus Adult Parties

i really love planning themed parties.  i think i've had parties for just about every holiday now - christmas, new years, st. pattys, halloween - plus every randomly themed bar crawl l…
10 Best // Life Lately

10 Best // Life Lately

1. my student loans are all paid off!!!! all of them .  from over $65k to $0.   zero dollars owed, people .  nothing could be more exciting to me right now.  i have a little debt in other pla…
Cocktail Cupcakes // Chocolate Raspberry Martini

Cocktail Cupcakes // Chocolate Raspberry Martini

people have a love-hate relationship with valentine's day.  either way is fine, do with the holiday what you wish (but please dispense with all that 'it's a holiday made up by …
Get Organized // Menu Planning

Get Organized // Menu Planning

i have a new found love for menu planning, i really really do.  nothing makes me eat healthier than menu planning.  i used to just 'see how i felt' at 5 pm and decide from there wh…
8 Fabulous Valentines

8 Fabulous Valentines

john has a self-professed man crush on finnick so he's definitely getting that last one.  i know a lot of people are so sour on valentine's day but... it's still fun to me!  hu…
10 Best // Boozy Bath Products

10 Best // Boozy Bath Products

my best friend sarah is a faithful reader of my blog (and promoter, she always tells people about it.) so when she suggested this as a topic one day, i ran with it.  just for her.  and for…
The Famous Snowy Bear

The Famous Snowy Bear

this, my friends, is Snowy.  placed atop his perch on my bookcase.  you know i don't capitalize anything on this blog, from john to hawkeye, so you can just pause for a moment and take…
I'm Either Going To Jail Or Hell, I Can't Decide

I'm Either Going To Jail Or Hell, I Can't Decide

if i could never grocery shop again, i'd be the happiest person alive.  it's not that i mind the actual picking out of items and paying - if i had the store to myself, i'd stay…
Who Knew? I'm Pretty Skilled

Who Knew? I'm Pretty Skilled

sometimes, i really wish i was good at certain tasks - creating new recipes, parallel parking, diy projects, decorating my house by season, putting together fancy outfits, painting my nail…